Dog shot by police after attacking owner in N. Houston

EMBED </>More News Videos

The victim's sister says the attack was so bad, it may have given the dog's owner a stroke

A dog was shot and killed by police after attacking its owner in north Houston.

The attack happened around 4am at a home on Hardy Street at Gale Street.

Police say the man's wife called 911 and said he had been bitten several times.

When officers arrived, they found the dog inside the home. That is where they opened fire, killing the animal.

The homeowner was rushed to the hospital. His condition is not known.

Officers say there are other dogs inside the home, but they were not involved in the attack.

We're following this story on Eyewitness News. Watch for updates on air, online and on our mobile news app.

Keep checking back on this page to get real-time updates as this story unfolds. To get alerts for breaking news, download the abc13 news app for iPhone or Android. You can also get breaking news alerts sent to you by email.
Related Topics:
newsshootingdog attackdoghouston police departmentHouston
(Copyright ©2016 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments